The RSPCA is a Charity funded organization operating in and it is the Largest Animal Welfare Organisation in the World.
Between January and November 2015 the RSPCA’s 24 hour cruelty line received a massive 1,055,825 calls from the public. Some of these callers where given advice or redirected to alternative agencies while other reports where investigated by inspectors as possible neglect or cruelty cases.
The others led to Dramatic Animal Rescues.
The RSPCA operate in many different scenarios of animal rescue but a relevant subject lately have been the flooding’s in the UK, in which the RSPCA have played a big role in the Rescue of Animals in flooded homes and trapped in water. In early December, the RSPCA apparently received 77 calls about flooding incidents in which 20 flood trained officers travelled across the UK to assist with the ongoing rescue operation.
The RSPCA had rescued over 40 animals since the harsh flooding’s erupted again in December 2015.
Members of the public are urged never to put their own or another person’s life at risk to attempt an animal rescue. That is what the RSPCA are there for, and you can ring them today on 0300 1234 999.
We at Reach and Rescue are proud to be trialling some of our top of the range equipment with the RSPCA to further assist them in their animal rescuing endeavours at a decreased risk of a rescuers life. We want to assist such an inspiring company rescue valuable life in hazardous conditions more effectively with operator safety always at the top of our minds.
If you need advice for animal safety regarding floods see here http://www.rspca.org.uk/adviceandwelfare/seasonal/floods